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Shelly Sterling: Ballmer Eager To Own Clippers

When Shelly Sterling was approached by Steve Ballmer about buying the Clippers, the wife of disgraced team owner Donald Sterling did not know who he was. But in short order she convinced him the team was worth an unprecedented $2 billion.

08/29/2014

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Fans Welcome New Clippers Owner At Staples Center Rally

Thousands of Los Angeles Clippers fans Monday got their chance to meet new team owner Steve Ballmer with a fan festival at Staples Center.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/18/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 29: The Los Angeles Clippers logo is shown in the locker room before their game against the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on October 29, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

NBA Finalizes Sale Of LA Clippers

The Los Angeles Clippers are officially under new ownership.

08/12/2014

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling attends the NBA playoff game between the Clippers and the Golden State Warriors, April 21, 2014 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Court Denies Sterling’s Appeal Of Ruling To Allow Sale Of Clippers

A petition filed by Donald Sterling’s attorneys seeking writ relief was denied late Friday evening by an appellate court.

08/08/2014

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Witness: Sterling May Need Sale To Cover $500M Debt, Reportedly Meets With Ballmer

As the Los Angeles Clippers ownership trial continued, a witness testified on Monday that owner Donald Sterling’s actions may cost his family hundreds of millions of dollars.

07/21/2014

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Key Deadlines Near For Both Sides In Sterling Vs. Sterling Hearing To Determine Who Owns Clippers

“Donald is stalling, stalling, stalling,” said Shelly’s attorney Pierce O’Donnell Friday.

07/18/2014

OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 27: Shelly Sterling, the wife of Donald Sterling owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, watches the Clippers against the Golden State Warriors in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on April 27, 2014 in Oakland, California. The players wore theirs warm up this way in protest of owner Donald Sterling's racially insensitive remarks.

Shelly Sterling Takes Stand To Explain Her Decision To Sell Clippers For $2 Billion

“His biggest concern was to stop the sale of the team by the league,” she testified.

07/10/2014

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Judge Rejects Sterling Attempt To Move Clippers Legal Battle To Federal Court

A federal judge Monday rejected an attempt by lawyers for Donald Sterling to have the legal battle over his wife’s authority to sell the Clippers moved to U.S. District Court.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/07/2014

Owner Donald Sterling (R) of the Los Angeles Clippers (credit: Johnny Vy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: NBA To Countersue If Donald Sterling Doesn’t Drop Suit

It looks like the NBA did not like how Donald Sterling hired private investigators to dig up dirt on the current NBA Owners, Commissioner Adam Silver and former commissioner David Stern.

06/13/2014

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Attorney: Donald Sterling Says No Deal, Lawsuit Against NBA Back On

An attorney for Donald Sterling says the Los Angeles Clippers owner has pulled his support from a deal to sell the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and will pursue his $1 billion federal lawsuit against the NBA.

06/09/2014

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Details Emerging About Pending Clippers Sale

Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Shelly Sterling would remain close to the organization under terms of the pending sale to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, according to two individuals close to the negotiations.

06/08/2014

Owner Donald Sterling (R) of the Los Angeles Clippers (credit: Johnny Vy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Donald Sterling Has Yet To Sign Off Sale Of Clippers

According to the LA Times, Donald Sterling has yet to sign off the sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to Ex-CEO Steve Ballmer because he hopes the NBA will withdraw the $2.5 million dollar fine and the ban from league activities.

06/06/2014

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Donald Sterling Considers Suits Against Wife, NBA

While the NBA Board of Governors is set to vote on the sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer on Tuesday, the potential for Donald Sterling to legally challenge the sale raises more questions.

06/02/2014

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer responds to a shareholder question during the Microsoft Shareholders Annual Meeting November 19, 2013 in Bellevue, Washington. Bellevue, Washington. The meeting was the last for Steve Ballmer as CEO, of which there have only been two in Microsoft's history. (credit: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Ballmer Brings Cheer, Competitiveness To Clippers

For decades, former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was the technology giant’s biggest cheerleader. His booming voice and energetic high-fives are famous around Seattle. Now that he’s agreed to buy the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion, Ballmer is expected to bring that boosterism to the hardwood down south.

06/02/2014

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Keidel: Billions for Bigots

If Donald Sterling will indeed be swept under the rug of memory, his Jim Crow ideology and Bull Connor comments along with him, then … what have we learned from Donald Sterling?

05/30/2014

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